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Re: Xpdf fuckware

On Sun, Mar 11, 2001 at 03:15:26PM -0300, Henrique M Holschuh wrote:
> Regardless of that, I don't think one should simply remove the restriction.
> IMHO, the patch should, as others said, pop-up a window notifying the user
> that the autor of the document requests that such an operation should not be
> done, and that proceeding with the operation anyway might be in violation of
> copyright rights.

This is not necessarily true.  Fair use allows a lot more than the corps
would like you to believe.  I'm primarily interested in knowing that a PDF
has permission to do certain things turned off so I know when I need to
make a big stink about it with the people who made the PDF.

Joseph Carter <knghtbrd@debian.org>                Free software developer

<Mercury> LordHavoc: The reason why GL has overdraw is because it is only
          using HALF of the system they designed for vis.
<Mercury> LordHavoc: Shooting itself in the foot.
* Dabb looks at all those bullet holes in his shoes - damn, lots :)

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